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Kenneth Grover

Program Director, Graduate Program

Course Instructor

Academic Interests

Connecting individuals and policy to organizational change that supports and sustains student and adult growth, Leadership development

Some of the Values that Shape My Work

There have been many values and beliefs that have shaped my work in public education over the past 40+ years.  They’ve developed as I’ve moved through my career serving as teacher, assistant principal, principal, deputy superintendent, and superintendent.  They focused on meeting the needs of children and their families, establishing a viable educational community, and promoting equity.  Now that I’ve moved into higher education, I find myself trying to instill these values and beliefs into the work I do with students in our leadership development programs.

Work with Families, Children, Schools, and Communities

  • Participated in school-based leadership and inquiry team meetings
  • Worked with community-based organizations to implement extra-curricular activities that supported students and their families
  • Served on advisory councils for various non-profit organizations that provided resources and programs for schools

Recent Professional Contributions

  • Developed and facilitated:

◦  Wallace/Principals Institute Pipeline Program (with Rima Shore) in collaboration with New York City Department of Education and the New York City Leadership Academy

◦  Project SEND (Special Education Needs Distributed) Leadership Program in collaboration with Educational Leadership faculty

  • Member of the Divisional Task Force 
  • Member of the Graduate School Task Force on Multi-Year Contracts
  • Member of the Curriculum Committee
  • Secretary of MCEAP (Metropolitan Council of Educational Administration Programs)

Educational Background

  • Professional Diploma, Educational Administration, Hofstra University
  • Certificate of Advanced Study, Educational Administration, Hofstra University
  • M.S., Elementary Education, C.W. Post College
  • B.S., Accounting, Rider University

Contact me:

(212) 875-4507
610 West 112Th Street,
New York, NY 10025